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(WA) Seattle, Patent Associate (Biotech) - Cooley


We are seeking a highly motivated individual with 1-4 years of law firm experience and a Ph.D in Cellular & Molecular Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry, or a related field, to join our busy life sciences patent prosecution and counseling practice. Duties include but are not limited to: patentability and freedom to operate analyses and opinions; patent prosecution and counseling, including drafting patent applications and responses to office actions; post-grant procedures at the USPTO; and litigation support. Must have superb technical, written and verbal communication skills in English. Broad scientific knowledge in biotechnology is required. Individual must possess initiative, be a fast learner, and work well with others. Must have USPTO Registration Number.